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China reacts guardedly as Hong Kong leader says extradition bill 'is dead'

The Chinese government has backed Lam's move on June 15 to suspend the Fugitive Offenders and Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Legislation (Amendment) Bill 2019 following violent protests by lakhs of people.

Sweden rejects China's request to extradite ex-official Qiao Jianjun

China had asked Sweden to extradite Qiao, also known as Feng Li, on suspicion of breach of trust and fraud relating to the embezzlement of the equivalent of about 100 million Swedish crowns ($11 million).

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VIDEO: Hong Kong protestors let ambulance cross, come in for praise

Many people praised the protestors for their actions and the video got everyone talking on social media. One Twitter user called it, ""A noble act by the entire mob...admirable" while another compared the scene with the parting of a red sea.

Tens of thousands expected to rally to demand Hong Kong leader steps down

The Hong Kong protests have been the largest in the city since crowds came out against the bloody suppression of pro-democracy demonstrations centred around Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.

New Zealand court stops man from being extradited to China

The long-running case represents the first time China has attempted to extradite a suspect from New Zealand, and the Court of Appeal said the issues in the case were difficult.

Explained: Why Hong Kong's extradition law changes are fuelling fears

Hong Kong residents, as well as foreign and Chinese nationals living or travelling through the global financial hub, would all be at risk if they are wanted on the mainland.

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UK court remands fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi till June 27

The judge also asked the Indian government to provide within 14 days the information on which prison he will be held in India.

MEA refuses to share details on extradition of fugitive businessmen Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi

Embattled liquor tycoon Mallya is out on bail in the UK. The former Kingfisher Airlines' boss is wanted in India to face charges of fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs 9,000 crore. Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi is also contesting extradition proceedings in London.

Chaotic scenes at Hong Kong legislature over extradition law

Tens of thousands of people marched against the extradition law amendments in Hong Kong last month and numerous legal, professional and human rights organizations have voiced their opposition.

Vijay Mallya accuses SBI of wasting Indian taxpayers' money on UK legal fees

Mallya is facing charges of cheating, forgery, money laundering and diversion of loan funds, according to the multiple chargesheets filed by the investigative agencies.

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Hundreds of thousands take to streets in renewed Hong Kong protests

Protesters formed a sea of black along roads, walkways and train stations across Hong Kong’s financial centre to vent their frustration and anger at the bill and the government’s handling of the resulting demonstrations.

Hundreds of thousands take to Hong Kong streets against China Extradition bill

Sunday’s outpouring was widely expected to raise the pressure on the administration of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam and her official backers in Beijing.

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